Marion County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2016:10,147More data
Estimate 2015:10,142 
Estimate 2014:10,114 
Estimate 2013:10,234 
Estimate 2012:10,317 
Estimate 2011:10,440 
Census 2010:10,546More data
Census 2000:10,941More data
Population of the County Seat (Jefferson)
Census 2010:2,106 
Census 2000:2,024 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN MARION COUNTY - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Jefferson city:2,043More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:380.9More data
Water Area:39.4More data
Total Area:420.3More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:27.69More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:0.00More data
Percent Rural:100.00More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:3.9%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:73.6%More data
Percent African American Alone:21.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.2%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.0%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:70.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:21.6%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:18.6%More data
65 and Older:24.8%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:50.0More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$33,292More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$338,244,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$35,152More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:23.4%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:36.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:83.5% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:14.3% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$31,860More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$29,595 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$29,493 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$28,717 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$27,626 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:8.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:9.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.488434More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$1,076,488,310More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$702,709,957More data
Total Actual Levy:$3,432,274More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$296,385More data
CY 2015:$342,748 
CY 2014:$332,282 
CY 2013:$258,258 
CY 2012:$229,398 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN MARION COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:11.945More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:53.607More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:84.427More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:149.979More data
City Streets:31.032More data
Certified County Roads:349.928More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:22.126More data
Off-System Subtotal:403.086More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:553.065More data
Lane Miles - 2016
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:47.780More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:111.313More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:170.164More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:329.257More data
City Streets:62.064More data
Certified County Roads:702.892More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:44.252More data
Off-System Subtotal:809.208More data
County Total:1,138.465More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2015»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Marion County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Marion County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Marion County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Marion County»

Special Districts in Marion County.
School Districts in Marion County.
History of City Tax Rates in Marion County.

Airports in Marion County.
Hospitals in Marion County.
Prisons in Marion County.